Assignment Survey

All, I use the feedback from students to improve future versions of this course. Here is an anonymous survey asking for feedback on specific assignments. I appreciate any and all feedback — thank you in advance!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSendTFPtBW7h2uTGRtbsRKo2dJgLfbW79POvGjo0oe5p5VfSg/viewform

Mapping from a Spreadsheet

Example data points to import into Google’s My Maps can be found here:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0Bz1lXekK-mNBOVNRdnNYeF81ZmM?usp=sharing

Visualizing Emancipation

http://dsl.richmond.edu/emancipation/ — An example of an interactive map with deep data

1.Examine the “Visualizing Emancipation” map for January 1863.  Use the timeline and legend/info box (marked “i”) to determine where slavery was still legal after the Emancipation Proclamation.

2.Find and read the Emancipation Proclamation.

3.Then examine one document from January 1863.  Who wrote the document?  From where did he write? If it is a letter, to whom did he or she write?

4.What does this document describe?

5.Does the document author mention the Emancipation Proclamation?

6.Do you think the Emancipation Proclamation mattered for the people involved?  If so, in what specific way did it affect the people involved in your event?

Links for Oct. 24th

https://www.statista.com/chartoftheday/2016%20Election/

http://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2016-election-forecast/?ex_cid=rrpromo

Your political Facebook posts aren’t changing how your friends think

Materials for TimelineJS Examples

Timeline JS
FAQs & Help

EXAMPLE spreadsheet for class — Lincoln conspirators

  1. Make a copy and save it with a new name.
  2. Start to change details — headlines, text, images,  youtube, etc.
  3. Add a totally new slide.
  4. Create your timeline and embed it on a page on your site.
    1. Remember to add a new page in your navigation called “Timeline”.
    2. Remember to use the full page layout in your theme.